Ham and Mac Bake

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Nita Clapper

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@NitaClapper

I love this recipe because it uses up some 'stuff' left over in my kitchen. The sweet of the apples lends loads of flavor to the somewhat salty ham. You may want to watch the mustard if you are not used to a pretty strong mustard over-taste. Enjoy

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4 to 6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 oz
    macaroni, dry
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    mustard or less if you no not care for a pretty strong mustard flavor
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 2 c
    ham, cooked and cubed
  • 2
    apples, peeled and sliced
  • 2 tsp
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    plain bread crumbs

How to Make Ham and Mac Bake

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook macaroni in boiling salted water until just tender, 8 to 10 minutes; drain. Any dry pasta will do if you do not have macaroni on hand. Pennini works well.
  2. In large saucepan melt the 1/4 cup butter; blend in flour, brown sugar, mustard, salt and pepper.
  3. Add milk all at once; cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.
  4. Stir in cooked macaroni, ham and apple slices.
  5. Turn mixture into a 2 quart casserole.
  6. Sprinkle bread crumbs and dot 2 tsp butter over casserole.
  7. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for about 35 minutes.

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About Ham and Mac Bake

Course/Dish: Pasta Pork
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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